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post-digital-scholar-conference-2014-hybrid-publishingThis is the first blog entry of a #pdsc14 review series on the Post-Digital Scholar Conference 2014 written by Luca Brennecke, Student of the Leuphana University.

Everything is becoming Digital. MP3 crushed the vinyl record, YouTube obsoleted the DVD, and now the Kindle is scaring bookshops, publishers and authors alike. As the ephemerality of the Digital is disrupting the analog world order, there’s hardly any realm of our lives that is not at the brink of deep transformation. So is the case with academia. Once the pillar of Truth, the secularized religion of the 20th century, the archaic walls of academia are being sieged from from all sides. Continue Reading…

This has nothing to do with publishing, but is an interessting post of a member of the Hybrid Publishing Lab and his colleague Christian Herzog from Basic Media Provision 2.0. Continue Reading…

Our colleague Julien from Mattering Press was recently hosting the interesting session: “Publish like you give a damn, careful experiments in academic” at an STS network meeting, when he stumbled across a surprising question. “Why should young academics write books, if articles are all that counts in evaluations?” Here is his answer. Continue Reading…